26 Feb 2024
--- Owens-Illinois Glass (O-I Glass) is investing €95 million (US$103 million) into two of its French glass packaging production facilities. The investments aim to upgrade the sustainability, flexibility and productivity of... Read More
26 Feb 2024
--- Glass container manufacturer Arglass has secured US$230 million in capital to build a second furnace on its campus in Georgia, US, expanding its production capabilities to over 350 million glass containers annually.... Read More
16 Feb 2024
--- This week in industry news, Coveris expanded its base in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) by acquiring S&K Label. Furthermore, Carbios and De Smet Engineers & Contractors (DSEC) collaborated to construct the... Read More
15 Feb 2024
--- Owens-Illinois Glass (O-I Glass) has unveiled the Estampe wine bottle for the French market. The bottle, weighing approximately 390 g, is “well below” the average weight of typical wine bottles. This reduction in... Read More
09 Feb 2024
--- This week in industry news, Amazon expanded its Ships in Product Packaging (SIPP) program and ProAmpac launched a high-barrier fiber-based solution engineered for thermoforming applications. Meanwhile, DS Smith was... Read More
08 Feb 2024
--- The EU’s Industrial Carbon Management (ICM) strategy needs clear criteria for how carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) will be applied in the waste sector, says Zero Waste Europe (ZWE). In the European... Read More
08 Feb 2024
--- This month marks a milestone for Latvia as it celebrates two years since the inception of its beverage packaging deposit system. It was reported by the national system manager SIA Depozīta Iepakojuma Operators (DIO) that... Read More
05 Feb 2024
--- UK-based Aegg Creative Packaging, a glass and recyclable plastic F&B packaging supplier, will launch a new spirit bottle, the Gediz, following the recent launch of its Yenice spirit bottle, at Packaging Innovations... Read More
30 Jan 2024
--- The World Bank has issued a seven-year US$100 million Plastic Waste Reduction-Linked Bond. The bond, aimed at financing projects in Ghana and Indonesia, introduces an innovative approach by tying financial returns to the... Read More
29 Jan 2024
--- The year has begun with national deposit return scheme (DRS) launches, investments in plastic processing, health and sustainability launches, new greenwashing legislation and plastic bans, and delays in other policy areas.... Read More
25 Jan 2024
--- Ahead of the European Commission’s (EC) aim to change the current Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD) to a Regulation — meaning all stipulations must be directly adhered to in all member states —... Read More
17 Jan 2024
--- Traditionally viewed for functionality and aesthetics, packaging’s environmental impact is now at the forefront of the industry. Companies are redefining practices to align with sustainability goals, emphasizing... Read More
16 Jan 2024
--- One fifth of all residential recyclables are recycled in the US, leaving every material type under-recycled, according to a newly published report by NGO The Recycling Partnership. The gaps in the US’ residential... Read More
22 Dec 2023
--- This week in industry news, B&B studio equipped Nestlé’s Baci Perugina with a new packaging design for its chocolate and TekniPlex Healthcare acquired medical device manufacturer Seisa Medical. Meanwhile,... Read More
19 Dec 2023
--- The Krones Group has chosen to cease its activities in the field of digital container decoration by the end of this year. Although the group’s subsidiary Dekron has machines successfully up and running at various... Read More
13 Dec 2023
--- A platform of almost 50 organizations from 13 European countries is calling for the amendment of the final PPWR wording — acknowledging the key role of a deposit return system (DRS), as a “necessary tool”... Read More
13 Dec 2023
--- Packaging for alcoholic beverages has long been associated with two materials and one shape — glass and aluminum, in a round container — usually a bottle or can. However, with the push for ecological products and... Read More
12 Dec 2023
--- Bacardi has completed the “first” commercial production of a glass spirits bottle fueled by hydrogen in a trial earlier this month.Bacardi worked with premium glassmaker Hrastnik1860 to pioneer what it says is a... Read More
11 Dec 2023
--- As 2023 draws to a close, Packaging Insights looks back at the biggest developments of the year, from the US$20 billion Smurfit WestRock merger and UN Global Plastic Treaty negotiations to the US government’s pledge to... Read More
08 Dec 2023
--- This week in industry news, Multivac Group broke ground for a new production factory, which is intended for manufacturing parts and handling spare parts logistics in Wolfertschwenden, Germany. Mondi boosted its range of... Read More